The Green Papers
2006 Political Parties
Parties Grouped by Classification


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Parties Grouped by Classification

The Classification of Political parties listed on TheGreenPapers.com.

  1. Major Parties (those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1976 and 2004)
    1. Democrats and affiliates
    2. Republicans and affiliates
  2. Third Parties
    1. Major Third Parties and affiliates (any Party, other than the Democrats and the Republicans, receiving a minimum of 2/10ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1976 and 2004 and which fielded candidates in the previous presidential election [2004] are hereby defined as "Major third parties" for the purposes of "The Green Papers" website. Excluded from this are non-party Independent bids for President which received at least 0.2% of the nationwide popular vote. See Criteria for including Major Third Parties)
    2. Other Third Parties (i.e., not a Major Third Party)
  3. Independents (covering Unaffiliated, Nonpartisan and all the other synonyms/euphemisms for Independent)
  4. Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
 
    

Major Parties

Democratic
Democratic Affiliates: Democratic-Farmer Labor; Democratic-Nonpartisan League

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
385 Incumbents
659 Candidates

 
 Democratic-Farmer Labor
  Democratic-Farmer Labor Affiliate of: Democratic
Minnesota affiliate of the Democratic Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
13 Candidates

 
 Democratic-Nonpartisan League
    Affiliate of: Democratic
North Dakota affiliate of the Democratic Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
7 Candidates


Republican
Republican

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
438 Incumbents
652 Candidates


Major Third Parties

Green
Green Affiliates: D.C. Statehood Green; Desert Greens; Green Independent; Green-Rainbow; Pacific Green; Peace And Justice; Progressive Party of Missouri

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
109 Candidates

 
 D.C. Statehood Green
  D.C. Statehood Green Affiliate of: Green
DC affiliate of the Green Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate

 
 Desert Greens
  Desert Greens Affiliate of: Green
Utah affiliate of the Green Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate

 
 Green Independent
  Green Independent Affiliate of: Green
Maine affiliate of the Green Party
 
 Green-Rainbow
  Green-Rainbow Affiliate of: Green
Massachusetts affiliate of the Green Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
3 Candidates

 
 Pacific Green
  Pacific Green Affiliate of: Green
Oregon affiliate of the Green Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
2 Candidates

 
 Peace And Justice
    Affiliate of: Green
New York affiliate of the Green Party
 
 Progressive Party of Missouri
  Progressive Party of Missouri Affiliate of: Green
Missouri Green Party affiliate

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
6 Candidates


Libertarian
Libertarian

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
200 Candidates


Reform
Reform Affiliates: Integrity

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
9 Candidates

 
 The Integrity Party of New York State
  The Integrity Party of New York State Affiliate of: Reform
New York

Other Third Parties

Alaskan Independence
Alaskan Independence Based in Alaska

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
2 Candidates


America First Party
America First Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


American
  Minnesota

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Builders
  Based in New York

Centrist
  Based in New York

Christian Freedom
  Based in Minnesota

Conservative
Conservative Based in New York

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
27 Candidates


Constitution
Constitution Affiliates: American Constitution; American Independent; Concerned Citizens; Constitutional; Independent American; Nebraska; U.S. Taxpayers

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
26 Candidates

 
 American Constitution Party
    Affiliate of: Constitution
Colorado affilate of the Constitution Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
2 Candidates

 
 American Independent
  American Independent Affiliate of: Constitution
California affiliate of the Constitution Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
9 Candidates

 
 Concerned Citizens
    Affiliate of: Constitution
Connecticut affiliate of the Constitution Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
4 Candidates

 
 Constitutional
    Affiliate of: Constitution
 
 Independent American
    Affiliate of: Constitution
Nevada affiliate of the Constitution Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
10 Candidates

 
 Nebraska Party
    Affiliate of: Constitution
Nebraska affiliate of the Constitution Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
3 Candidates

 
 U.S. Taxpayers
    Affiliate of: Constitution

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
12 Candidates

Former name for the Constitution Party.


Covenant
Covenant Northern Mariana Islands

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Incumbent


Democratic/Republican
  Based in Vermont

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
2 Incumbents
1 Candidate


Fair
  Based in New York

Family Values Party
  Florida

For All Americans
  Based in New York

For Independent Voters
  Minnesota

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Freedom
  Kansas, New York

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Growth
  New York

Healthcare
  Based in Pennsylvania

Also called American Healthcare


Independence
Independence

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
32 Candidates


Independent Greens of Virginia
  Virginia

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
10 Candidates

The "Independent Greens" are not affiliated with the "Green Party of the United States".


Independent Party Of Delaware
Independent Party Of Delaware Based in Delaware

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Liberty Union
Liberty Union Based in Vermont

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
8 Candidates


Marijuana
  Based in Vermont

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Mountain
Mountain Based in West Virginia

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Natural Law
Natural Law Affiliates: United Party

"The US Peace Government (http://www.uspeacegovernment.org) is now carrying forward the programs, policies, and ideals of the Natural Law Party. Dr. John Hagelin, the 2000 NLP presidential candidate, is now president of the US Peace Government, and many former NLP candidates and supporters have taken leadership positions in this new, complementary government, whose purpose is to prevent social violence, terrorism, and war and to promote harmony and peace in the U.S. and throughout the world. We encourage all supporters of the Natural Law Party to consider giving their support now to the US Peace Government."

 
 The United Party
    Affiliate of: Natural Law
Idaho branch of the defunct Natural Law Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


North Country Reform
  New York

Partido Independentista Puertoriqueño
Partido Independentista Puertoriqueño

The minority Puerto Rican Independence Party, (in Spanish: Partido Independentista Puertoriqueño- or PIP) is Puerto Rico's principal "third Party".


Partido Nuevo Progresista
Partido Nuevo Progresista

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Incumbent

The New Progressives (in Spanish: Partido Nuevo Progresista and abbreviated PNP) tend to be somehat more pro-Statehood than the PPD and also tend to be the more aligned with the Republicans in the US.


Partido Popular Democrático
Partido Popular Democrático

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Incumbent

The Popular Democrats (in Spanish: Partido Popular Democrático, usually abbreviated as PPD) have tended to be pro-Commonwealth and, hence, largely anti-Statehood (though there has been a minority pro-Statehood faction within the PPD) and tends to be more or less aligned with the Democrats of the US.


Peace And Freedom
Peace And Freedom Based in California

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
16 Candidates


Personal Choice
Personal Choice Based in Utah

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Populist
 

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
2 Candidates


Progressive
Progressive Based in Vermont

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
2 Candidates


Prohibition Party
Prohibition Party Affiliates: Concerns Of People
 
 Concerns Of People
    Affiliate of: Prohibition Party
Colorado affiliate of the Prohibition Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Protect Working Families
 

Quit Raising Taxes
  Minnesota

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Rent is too High
  New York

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Right to Life
Right to Life New York

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
2 Candidates


Rising Voices Coalition
  Rising Voices Coalition

School Tax Relief
  School Tax Relief

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Socialist Equality Party
Socialist Equality Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
3 Candidates


Socialist Party USA
Socialist Party USA

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
4 Candidates


Socialist Workers Party
Socialist Workers Party

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
21 Candidates


Taxpayer's Relief
  Taxpayer's Relief

The Better Life
 

Nader 2004


The Greens / Green Party USA
The Greens / Green Party USA

The "The Greens / Green Party USA" is not affiliated with the "Green Party of the United States".


United Citizens
United Citizens Based in South Carolina

Unity
  Minnesota

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Veterans Party of America
Veterans Party of America Based in Florida

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
2 Candidates


Workers World
Workers World

Working Families
  Based in New York

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
34 Candidates


Independents

By Petition
 

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Connecticut For Lieberman
  Connecticut

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Independent
 

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
3 Incumbents
106 Candidates


No Party Affiliation
  Appearing on the ballot in Michigan

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Incumbent
14 Candidates


No Party Designation
  Appearing on the ballot in Connecticut

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Incumbent


Nominated By Petition
 

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
3 Candidates


Nonpartisan
 

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
5 Incumbents
11 Candidates


Not affiliated with a recognized political party
  Appearing on the ballot in Louisiana

Other-party nominee
  Ohio

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
1 Candidate


Petitioning Candidate
 

Unaffiliated
 

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
3 Candidates


Unenrolled
  Maine

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
5 Candidates


Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable

None of these candidates
  Nevada

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
10 Candidates


Not readily classifiable
 

Scattering
 

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
54 Candidates


Write-in
 

Incumbents, candidates, and links to state affiliates
198 Candidates


 

Parties are listed as (party) where either it has been reported that a given candidacy is affiliated with a given Party but said affiliation does not appear on the ballot or 'The Green Papers' does not have independent confirmation from an election authority that the given Party has its own separate line on the ballot.

 


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